The Fox And The Stork by Mairi Mackinnon

The Fox And The Stork

Written by Mairi Mackinnon
Part of the Usborne First Reading Series

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First Reading: Level One.

A terrific retelling of an Aesop Fable where sneaky tricks and playful revenge take centre stage between friends. Titles in this level are designed to be the first real books a beginner reader will tackle and are designed to foster a lasting enthusiasm for books and reading. They are 32 pages in length, comprising the main story (up to 150 words), from classic tales to folk tales, delightful illustrations and 6 pages of fun, reading-related puzzles. Will be enjoyed with equal enthusiasm if read alone or together with a parent.

Other First Reading Level 1 titles include The Wish Fish, The Sun and the Wind and The Fox and The Crow.


The Fox And The Stork by Mairi Mackinnon

In this Aesop fable, Fox invites his friend Stork to dinner and plays a sneaky trick. A week later, the tables are turned when Stork takes her revenge.

About the Author

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon was born in England, went to school in Scotland, studied in France and Italy and worked in Spain before finally settling down in London, where she lives with her husband, three children and several thousand books. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking for friends, and playing the fiddle in a dance band at parties from Portree to St Petersburg.

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48 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

27th July 2007




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